Federal Monitor Finds NYCHA Broke Promises To Clean Up Rats, Mold And Lead PaintThe report says the city has not kept promises to fix a vast array of problems, from getting rid of rats and mold to lead paint abatement.
NYCHA Tenants Forced To Get Water From Hydrant After Pump Fails In The BronxPublic housing residents at the Patterson Houses in the Bronx were forced to get their water from a fire hydrant Sunday night. They were left without running water because of problems with buildings’ the pumps.
NYCHA Hit With Subpoena, Accused Of 'Stonewalling' Audit Into City Heating Failures"This is a citywide disgrace!" New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer declared. "They failed to turn over information because they have something to hide."
Mayor De Blasio Announces NYCHA PlanThe plan would address nearly $13 billion in repairs for the New York City Housing Authority.
NYCHA Tenants Call On Mayor De Blasio For More Funding To Fix Unsafe, Unsanitary ConditionsNYCHA tenants have launched a campaign to get Mayor Bill de Blasio to agree to a City Council demand to add more funding to the city budget for public housing.
Cynthia Nixon Calls NYCHA Conditions ‘Devastating’The “Sex and the City” star and gubernatorial candidate visited the Albany Houses, where tenants complained about leaking ceilings and rodents.
New Rule Bans Smoking In Public Housing NationwideThe final rule prohibits lit tobacco products in all living units and indoor common areas, and all outdoor areas within 25 feet of housing and administrative offices.
Feds Investigating Elevated Blood Lead Levels In NYC Public Housing, SheltersFederal prosecutors are investigating health and safety conditions including lead paint in New York City homeless shelters and public housing developments.
Feds Propose Total Smoking Ban In Public Housing NationwideSmoking could soon be banned in the nation's public housing.
Officials: Passaic Teen Arrested In Drug Bust Had Over $100,000 Stashed In HomeThe arrest was part of a drug crack down in Passaic's six housing complexes, using 168 cameras to make it safer for residents.
2 Stabbed In Front Of Williamsburg Public Housing BuildingTwo young men were stabbed Tuesday evening in outside a public housing building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.